How to become a Chartered Accountant after 12th Commerce

By: RR Academy

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) conducts the IPCC exam twice every year in the month of May and November usually. The students who are eligible to appear for the examination need to fill a registration form provided by the examination conducting body and submit it with the required documents.
The exam is conducted after 8 months of registration. IPCC stands for Integrated Professional Competence Course which is an exam that tests your accounting and other subjects (Finance, law, Business ethics etc) related knowledge.

What is the Eligibility Criteria for CA Intermediate May 2018 Exam:
You need to be 12th passed in any of the government recognized board exam.
You will have to qualify the CPT (Common Proficiency Test) exam.
Graduates/post Graduates with 55 percent marks in commerce and other graduates or post graduates in other field with 60% marks can also apply.

The requirements for CA course are listed below:
Common Proficiency Test
Integrated Professional Competence Course
Three year Article ship/training under a CA

CA Finals You will have to register before 8 months of the main IPCC exam. For that you will have to download a registration form worth 100 rupees or you can also buy a prospectus from the regional offices. The IPCC course fee is not more than rupees 10000. There might be some variations in the fees according to the type of course you choose. The detailed course structure is available in the official website of ICAI-

What Documents to be submitted along with the registration form:
A copy of 12th mark sheet of any government recognized board.
Graduation or Post Graduation mark statement for direct entry.
CPT Mark statement. The students should not wait for the mark statement provided by the main examining division. They should rather download a copy from the internet.

It is not that easy to crack all of the exams. Your study time should be managed properly and you will have to study regularly. You do not need to be highly intelligent to become a CA. An average student can also become a CA provided he or she gets the right guidance and study on a regular basis under the proper guidance of teachers.

There is nothing much to be pressurized of because though the time duration is long but proper planning can lead you to success. Apart from authentic and recommended books, you can get a lot of relevant materials to study from the internet also.

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